Imagining Gender in 19th-Century American Women’s Poetry-SAMLA (6/1/11 abstracts, 11/4-6/11 conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn
contact email: 
mary.wearn@maconstate.edu

AMERICAN LITERATURE I (PRE-1900)

Imagining Gender in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Poetry

In accord with the SAMLA special focus, “The Power of Poetry in the Modern World,” proposals are invited addressing women poets of the nineteenth century. Specifically, the panel will explore how female writers of the era poetically imagined gender roles.

By June 1, 2011, please submit a one-page CV and a proposal of 250 words to Mary Wearn, Macon State College, at mary.wearn@maconstate.edu.

The 2011 SAMLA conference will be in Atlanta, Georgia, on November 4-6, 2011. For more information on SAMLA, visithttp://samla.gsu.edu/convention/convention.htm.

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african-american
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
gender_studies_and_sexuality
graduate_conferences
poetry
victorian